Real estate

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Creative Industries
How virtual design tells brand stories better
[Courtesy Neoscape]
By Robert MacLeod When the Blackstone Group was ready to market what had been the New York Times's headquarters since 1913, the real estate investment firm had a specific tenant in mind – namely, Yahoo! -- to occupy the spacious building on West 43rd Street in Manhattan. So instead of renovating a floor and installing ping pong tables and sleek collaboration pods to appeal to the technology company, the above rendering happened. Read More
Big City
Boston suddenly finds itself the state’s tech startup capital
Workers at the start-up Localytics in their offices on Tremont Street. Within the Massachusetts tech community Boston is increasingly the place where young companies are setting down roots. A worker has a view of the State House across Tremont street from the offices. 
(Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff)
Seemingly overnight Boston has become the new startup capital of the state’s tech community, with entrepreneurs moving here for the same reasons many newcomers do: It’s a compact, busy city with convenient public transportation, good restaurants, and lots of people like themselves. Read More